Spirit of the Game

A special mixture of adrenaline, pride and nausea. This is my reward at the end of a three-hour ultimate Frisbee practice. The UC Santa Cruz...

Supporting and Understanding Someone with Bipolar Disorder

When I’m sick I experience sleep deprivation, memory blackouts and sensory overload. The less I sleep, the more manic I become with auditory, visual...

Forgotten Voices

The rise of the #MeToo movement has amplified the voices of the historically silenced. It has seized the microphone from the powerful and passed...

Bitter and Frustrated: A Retrospective of Pop Music in 2017

With political and social tensions increasing in the U.S., disturbance from this broken climate consumed American pop music in 2017. Artists responded to a...

Hey Congress! People Aren’t Pawns

As the three-day government shutdown comes to an end, relief washes over the Trump administration and Senate members — but hundreds of thousands of...

Grammys: Still So White?

Last year’s Grammys left people so astounded that Adele’s “25” took album of the year over Beyoncé’s “Lemonade,” even Adele cracked her Grammy in...

W is for White Privilege

California’s legalization of marijuana, which took effect on Jan. 1, allowed thousands to rush to the nearest dispensary to pick up an eighth. What...

Segregation in Education

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled public school segregation unconstitutional through the historic Brown v. Board of Education case in 1954, igniting a hard fought...

California Must Support Students’ Reproductive Health

Should a UC Santa Cruz student need to obtain an abortion, they must schedule an appointment in between classes and work, and take the...

Sorry, But You Can’t Be Woke and Go to Coachella

Coachella is the Woodstock of our generation. Advertised as a hub for peace and good vibes, in its most recent years it has drawn...
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